The Father Of Iconic Aleppo Boy Says Media Lied About His Son

In August 2016 the image of a 4-year old Syrian boy sitting on an orange ambulance chair was seen by millions, when the photo was placed on front pages of newspapers around the Earth. Learn the disturbing truth about how Omran Daqneesh – “Aleppo Boy” – became intentionally used for deceptive war propaganda, reported by independent journalist Eva Bartlett after interviewing Omran’s father inside Syria.

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19022348_10155554719009059_87946180_oMohammad Daqneesh displays a photo of his 11-year-old son, Mohammad Ali, who died due to injuries sustained the same day that Omran, known as the Aleppo boy, was mildly wounded, a fact the much of the media missed. Aleppo, Syria, June 6, 2017 (Photo: Danny Makki/MintPress News)
 

MintPress sat down with the father of the now-infamous Aleppo boy, Omran Daqneesh. Omran’s father, Mohammad Daqneesh, says his son was exploited by Syrian rebels and the media for political gain.

 
 

HOMS, SYRIA — On the evening of Aug. 17, 2016, an event that has yet to be adequately explained occurred in the Qaterji District of the Syrian city of Aleppo. Four-year-old Omran Daqneesh, as well as his siblings and parents, were injured in media alleged was an attack by the Russians – or the Syrian military, depending on…

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